SpaceX Launches Cargo Mission to Space Station, Reusable Rocket Test | Video
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:46:22 -0400
The Falcon 9 rocket carrying Dragon lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 18th, 2014. Its first stage has retractable legs attached and an re-entry burn and water landing will be attempted.
SpaceX Launches Robotic Cargo Mission to Space Station
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:38:07 -0400
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft blasted off at 3:25 p.m. EDT today from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, riding into space atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket. Dragon is scheduled to rendezvous with the orbiting lab on Sunday.
Easter Skies Feature Big Dipper and Southern Cross
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:26:03 -0400
As soon as darkness falls this Easter weekend, step outside and look skyward. What is the most prominent and easiest star pattern to recognize? If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you only need to look overhead and toward the north.
Vitamins from Space! B3 Found in Meteorites
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:59:03 -0400
An essential nutrient for life on Earth also cooks up in space, a new study finds.
Space History Photo: Standing on the Edge of the Bay
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:49:54 -0400
An astronaut evaluates the Portable Foot Restraint in space.
Gargantuan Iceberg – 8X Manhattan-Size – Has Left Glacier | Time-Lapse Video
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:32:48 -0400
“Ice island B31” is 200 feet thick and 21mi X 12mi. It separated from the Antarctic Pine Island Glacier in Nov. 2013. NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have been imaging its progress towards open ocean.